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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Sofa, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

36.2 x 43.9 cm (14 1/4 x 17 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower margin, right: SCALE 1 1/2" - 1'-0"; lower right corner, 8390 (encircled)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sofa, 1934–1935; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 36.2 x 43.9 cm (14 1/4 x 17 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-955

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